Thompson, Paul B.
Part 9, “ANIMAL AGRICULTURE’S FUTURE THROUGH BIOTECHNOLOGY.” Animal biotechnology, which includes both genetic engineering and mammalian cloning, has expanded rapidly in recent decades. These technologies already have been applied in biomedical research and now are nearing application within the food system.
This paper provides background on some ways in which ethics is applied productively to the food and agriculture system. Ethics may be a component in food safety and security, international trade, land-use policies, and animal welfare
¿Que es exactamente lo que hace que algo sea “correcto” o “incorrecto”?. Y en el campo del medio ambiente agrícola, ¿quién toma esas decisiones, cómo se generan tales determinaciones y cómo afectan a los investigadores, a las políticas y a los otros participantes?.
The changing role of agriculture in urban settings is considered in this comprehensive report written by a twelve-member task force. The report frames “urban agriculture” in both historical and contemporary American society, providing a picture of geographic, demographic, and economic changes in rural and metropolitan life.